"There was a lot of spirit, courage and rage on our bus as we headed for Washington, D.C., Friday," said Adeline Sides, who will be among the tens of thousands expected at the Women's March on Washington Saturday, Jan. 21.
As hundreds rallied in Daley Plaza to launch 30 voter registration drives throughout the city, members of the Just Democracy Illinois coalition expressed disappointment in preliminary federal court decision
Five felons in their twenties "kept it real" thanks to Chicago Police Sergeant Maudessie Jointer*, 11th District, at a CAPS 12th District "Keepin' It Real" seminar about gangs and drugs, Wednesday night, in St. Mary's Nazareth Family Center, 1127 N. Oakley.
Almost 3,000 people settled with their picnic baskets, children and dogs in Wicker Park this past Thursday for the Movie in the Park, Hook which was funded by the local favorite. The Magic Boat Puppet theater sailed into Wicker Park before Hook, however, to the delight of all ages of puppet lovers.
Teeming with Wicker Park Fest goers from Paulina to North Ave., Milwaukee Ave. was bustling with activity despite the unrelenting heat. Hundreds of people roamed from booth to booth looking for one of a kind tees, jewelry, unique finds, delicious funnel cakes, aromatic candles and craft beers.
Spoken and sung, words seemed to mesmerize a relatively large audience at Tuesdays at the Triangle on July 28. The performers, from 826Chi and Cielito Lindo Family Folk Band, ranged in age from 7 to 13.
The heart pounding drum sounds drew the interest of bicyclists, parents and children. Even a fire truck slowed down to check out what was going on as the Tsukasa Taiko Drummers performed during this last Tuesdays at the Triangle.